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After decades of trying to enact comprehensive health reform for our country’s most vulnerable, and many recent months of debate and negotiation to move our current health reform bill to the goal line, Republicans have decided it’s time to start over from scratch. Standing on the House floor the other night listening to my GOP colleagues assail the Democratic health plan, I realized that maybe they're right. It’s time to start over...

UPDATE: You can watch the full speech here: http://www.youtube.com/...

UPDATE 2: Transcript located here: http://www.youtube.com/... and in the comments below: http://www.dailykos.com/... (h/t Cedwyn)

Originally posted to RepTimRyan on Wed Mar 17, 2010 at 07:21 AM PDT.

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